Top Seed Raonic Upset at Eastbourne

By Ros Satar   (June 19, 2013) The seagulls had much to squawk over on Wednesday, as another top seed tumbled out of the competition, after Agnieszka Radwanska’s exit at the hands of Jamie Hampton yesterday. The next person on the train back … [Read more...]

Jamie Hampton: From Clay to Grass – How the Perfectionist Learned to Adapt

By Ros Satar (June 19, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England - Jamie Hampton recorded a stunning win over top seed and world No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska in Eastbourne this week, and won a tight straight sets bout against Su-Wei Hsieh.   Ros Satar, … [Read more...]

Jamie Hampton Takes Out Top Seed in Eastbourne

(June 18, 2013) American qualifier Jamie Hampton knocked out Eastbourne top seed and world No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska 7-6(2), 6-2 on Tuesday. Radwanska won the event back in 2008. It’s the second straight year that Radwanska was taken down in the … [Read more...]

Vesnina Stuns Ivanovic in Eastbourne

By Ros Satar   (June 17, 2013) EASTBOURNE, England -   Elena Vesnina def. Ana Ivanovic 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 Elena Vesnina overcame the seventh seed Ana Ivanovic in the first match on Centre Court as the women had to regroup and restart when rain … [Read more...]

Eastbourne – Monday Schedule

AEGON INTERNATIONAL Eastbourne, England June 17-22, 2013 $690,000/Premier Grass/Outdoors SCHEDULE - MONDAY, 17 JUNE, 2013 CENTRE COURT start 11:00 am [7] A Ivanovic (SRB) vs E Vesnina (RUS) - WTA V Lepchenko (USA) vs H Watson (GBR) - WTA Not … [Read more...]

Against The Odds, Croatia’s Donna Vekic Makes Birmingham Final

By Tumaini Carayol (June 15, 2013) BIRMINGHAM, UK - Before the AEGON Classic tournament's inception, the odds on offer suggested nothing of what would follow. 16-1 for Daniela Hantuchova, 33-1 for Magdalena Rybarikova, 100-1 for Donna Vekic, and … [Read more...]

Hantuchova, Rybarikova and Vekic march on as Keys bounces out in Birmingham

By Tumaini Carayol (June 14, 2013) BIRMINGHAM - As they marched to the courts, neither walked with a creaking limp due to grinding hip pain accentuated by the cold that set on the afternoon. Nor were there any wisps of grey that flitted through … [Read more...]

Murray Wins Twice To Move into London Quarterfinals

(June 13, 2013) Andy Murray had to win twice on Thursday to reach the Queen’s Club quarterfinals defeating Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 7-6 (4) in a rain-delayed match and then beating Marinko Matosevic 6-2, 6-2. "The hardest part is just the waiting around," … [Read more...]

Querrey Saves a Match Point to Earn 200th ATP Win

(June 11, 2013) Sam Querrey notched his 200th career singles win on the ATP Tour by saving a match point to best Aljaz Bedene 7-6 (11), 5-7, 7-6 (5) at Queen's Club. ATP World Tour 250 London, England  (+1 hour GMT) 10-16 June, 2013     Surface: … [Read more...]

Paire, Dimitrov Move into Second Round at Queen’s Club

  ATP World Tour 250 London, England  (+1 hour GMT) 10-16 June, 2013     Surface: Grass RESULTS - MONDAY, 10 JUNE, 2013 Singles - First Round [9] B Paire (FRA) d [Q] J Baker (GBR) 75 62 [10] G Dimitrov (BUL) d D Sela (ISR) 46 62 76(4) M … [Read more...]